Nick Tabakoff is to return to The Australian as the new editor of the newspaper’s Media section, replacing Stephen Brook who moves to a writing role on the News Limited title’s business section.
The move was revealed in today’s The Australian.
Tabakoff was a business media writer at the national broadsheet until 2009, when he moved to sister title The Daily Telegraph. Brook moved into the media section editorship in April last year after working at The Guardian in London. Brook’s predecessor Geoff Elliott also held the media editorship for just over a year and a half, before switching to the business section.
The News Limited restructure and redundancies continue to roll out in a staggered fashion after Kim Williams’ initial announcement in June.
When Tabakoff departed The Australian in 2009, he paid tribute to the masthead in song: